We Love Science -- Technology, Engineering and Math, Too

We Love Science -- Technology, Engineering and Math, Too
Posted on 01/24/2018
Image of Science Students(Courtesy of Megan Becka at cleveland.com)

Akron Public Schools will host the 62nd annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Expo on Saturday, Jan. 27, at North High School, 985 Gorge Blvd.

Approximately 500 students will participate in the event, which includes more than 20 interactive booths, the Miller South Walking Museum, the annual bridge-building competition, and the district-wide "The Big Race: Zipping to STEM" 3D car race, held in partnership with The University of Akron and the Soap Box Derby.

Comedian and entertainer Robert Post, creator of the program "How to Survive Middle School," will serve as guest speaker for the event.

Student projects include:

Balloon Powered Car on Different Surfaces
Wooden Bridge
Static Electricity!!!!
Snow Trials
Which Base Neutralizes the Best?
Fudge Crystallization
Manipulating Leaf Colors
Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?
The Effects of Dietary pH on Heart Rate
Fingerprint Analysis: Increased Similarities Between Siblings?

Judges will view the students' projects from 8:15-8:45 a.m. Community members may view projects from noon-1:30 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the auditorium.
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